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    November 2, 2012
    11:00 - 11:35pm EDT  

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we start the weekend with news of a rape in one of baltimore's most popular neighborhoods. the very latest, coming up. we are keeping an eye on a new potential nor'easter. marion has the details. beachmont is one of the 10 places to avoid if you don't want to break your smart phone. our top story has women thinking twice about running alone. police say a woman out for her morning run was raped early this morning. the suspect got away. abc news's cheryl connor join us with the very latest. >> reporter: last check police do not have a suspect. going into the weekend a rapist is on the loose following an incident in one of baltimore's most popular neighborhoods.
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it is crowned one of america's top neighborhoods just last month. the american planning association pointed out this stunning view of the inner harbor. now, there is stunning news. >> there had been another tv crew back there. there was a woman who stopped me and said oh, did you hear about what happened. i hadn't, so she said there was an incident this morning. >> jacqueline lives here and runs several times a week, often alone. >> i probably have to go to the gym more often and go outside less. >> city police say a woman in her 20s was out running when a man armed with a knife pulled her into a dark area and raped her. detectives aren't giving the exact location, just that it happened here. >> the good news is there was a lot of surveillance in that area. a lot of businesses, residents that have surveillance, so detectives have a lot of foot
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and to come through to possibly identify an attacker. >> the neighborhood association says after the details were posted online a picture of the man popped up with multiple comments. >> we are being told by area residents he is going to up knocking on people's doors telling them that he just moved into the neighborhood with his aunt and uncle. he's asking for money. >> that suspicion was forwarded to the police department as detectives worked tide if -- identity a suspect. >> go with a running buddy instead of going by yourself. >> reporter: going with a buddy is what police suggest. detectives are working around the victim's time and emotions when she is ready to go back to the scene. they may be able to collect more evidence. suspect is an adult male armed with a knife and possibly
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wearing a mask. cheryl connor, abc 2 news. after a weekend of rain, cold and clouds, hopefully we can slip a good weekend in here. wyatt is here with the forecast. just a little sunshine would go a long way. >> reporter: yeah. we saw a fabrics of sunshine. we will see it a little throughout the weekend. but we have this chilly pattern. we may have a tough time getting out of the 40s sunday. >> oh, no. >> reporter: feeling like late november. temperatures in the low to mid- 40s. peak wind gust up around 20 to 25. that will bring the windshield factor. winds steady at 15. as a result it feels like the 30s. feeling pretty darn winter-like out there with 3 degrees above freezing for a windshield. into the 30s overnight.
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as we go toward midday tomorrow i think we will crack 50 degrees with some sun. we will talk about how things will shape up into the rest of the week, coming up. we have all seen the video and pictures of the aftermath of hurricane sandy. from new jersey to new york city in the north to right here in maryland and garrett county. damage from wind, water and snow is causing huge problems and upsetting many lives. areas that were spared got hit the hardest here in maryland. threefeet of snow block roads and trapping people in their homes. the county put out calls for help. many answered. >> we were prepared both internally and with external assets to be prepared for a direct hit. blessing is we did not receive that. now we are able to use some of our own resources to help
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others. >> baltimore city sent ems crews to new jersey. the crews handled more than 40 calls in just 12 hours. a few hours up 95 tonight millions of people are still without electricity and heat. at least 105 deaths are being blamed on hurricane sandy. the storm is forcing the city to break with tradition in solidarity. >> hurricane sandy has claimed another casualty. the new york city marathon has been canceled. >> it was clear this was not going to be a celebration of new york. it was going to be a difficult day instead oaf a day of celebration. >> some were outraged at the lavish provisions for the race. >> in good conscious i did not think i could rent. >> including cases of vodka and huge electric generators. >> how many hopes do you think
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this can power. >> i don't know. >> seven hours here already. >> countless people are desperately seeking gasoline. more than 60% of the gas stations in new jersey have run dry or out of power meaning no go for automobiles or generators. >> sometimes people fight. that sends people over the edge sometimes. >> in all the bloom, a ray of light. power was restored to millions in manhattan. still, million residents main without electricity. >> we cold. it's freezing. i hope someone come through and put some heat. >> not only are temperatures dropping, a nor'easter could be in the forecast next week. >> reporter: in fact, things are so bad in new jersey several counties will be rationing gas based on license
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plate numbers. brandy hit, ab c news new york. busch will start to can water. they expect to make more than a millions can. a man wanted in maryland was arrested yesterday. he is from hagerstown. he is charged with child pornography. he was featured on america's most wanted. a man is charged with arson. a neighbor reported the fire. firefighters had to rescue him from the basement. they say he start the fire on the first floor of the deck. a man who was allegedly trying to break into a car is recovering after he was shot by a security guard. it happened in a parking garage. wounded man was approached by a security guard. authorities say there was a confrontation. the guard then shot the man in the leg. city police detectives say they
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will talk with the state's attorney's office regarding this incident. a 21-year-old is charged with bricking -- 12-year-old is charged with bringing two guns to school. a letter went homed to saying an official saw the child with the guns. the child is charged with disorderly conduct and threatening a student on cool property. parents of high school students call it mission impossible. getting their kids up in the morning. many of them need to be awakened well before dawn. as don harrison tells us, one group wants to hit the. >> button. >> try to create a healthier cool start time that is in sync with the sleep needs of adolescents and teen agers. >> they want to start school later for high school age kids. the high school starts at 7:17 in the morning. the earliest in the state. she feel this is is too whether
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i recall for teenagers. >> push -- early for teens. >> push it back so kids can go according to their learning ability and mental health. this. >> the county board of education says a later start time would have a negative impact on when kids get out of school. >> that puts schools at dismissal times of 4:30. that impacts evening activity, family activities, homework, and those kinds of things. >> the district has seen benefits in academics and in health, the alertness of their students. so, their grades have gob up. they have seen a drop in depression rates, anxiety, suicidal tendencies, car crashes, safety on the road. >> the county says changing start times would cost tax
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payers money. >> previous petition and previous discussions before the board has been move the high school start times back but leave the middle school start times where they are. that involves dozens more buzzes and millions more dollars. >> heather says they feel like they are gaining momentum. don harrison, ab c 2 pause. >> ray cording to the national sleep foundation teens need as much as nine hours of sleep a might. three separate water main breaks are all on the mend. the biggest headache was here. traffic is now moving freely after an eight inch water main erupted. the state had to shut down the westbound lanes for more than 12 hours while repairs were made. the road was open just in time for the evening rush. a break caused problems. the roadway has been reopened
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and a break for a school to be closed for a second day at a middle and elementary school nearby. authorities say they hope to have the water pressure back on by the end of the weekend. major construction going on this weekend. it could mean some gridlock out there if you don't know how to get around it. abc 2 news's lauren cook has more. >> they have shut down route 295 here at west nursery road. it won't reopen until 10:00 tomorrow morning. your best routes are 95 or columbia pike. also, the road will be closed at the parkway through 10:00 on sunday. for the latest traffic conditions 24-7, go to abc 2 news doing i am lauren cook. so you know a guy that knows a friend that knows a i go that dropped his iphone in the toilet. that is not the only thing that
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could happen. coming up, we will tell you about the worst places to take your phone so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: chilly winds still coming down on the backside of sandy. how chilly will it stay through the weekend. and what about that potential weather maker next week. we will get that in the forecast. tonight i have a lot of miles to the gallon. abc 2 news is back in 60 seconds. he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message.
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so, maybe you're trying to fiwell, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. if they gave you two extra days the vote, now type has run out. we found people who long as four hours to vote. the line out in randalltown said the line went all the way downtrod.
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if you haven't voted now, you will have to wait until leks day. that won't be long. there are only three full days. karyn travis till more. >> four days out from election day it is a buckeye state battle. tonight outside cincinnati mitt romney got a little help from his friend. >> kid rock warm up the crowd of nearly m. many republican allies came out. romney deliver his closing argument. >> do you want more of the same or do you want real change. >> the most recent polls have the president ahead or show a tied race. one key reason, the president has his theory. >> i understand govern romney has had a tough time here in
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ohio because he was against saving the auto industry. >>ed to mr. obama launched a fresh attack accusing his rival of trying to this scare off voters. >> italians are going to build jeeps in china. >> chrysler said that is not true. there are no plans to move production to china. a rep said it was cynical campaign politics at its worst. >> both campaigns are trying to reach the magic number. no matter how you do the math with the eight battleground states it is clear ohio is the key. >> ohio is the tate -- state we need to win. this campaign hopes the enthusiasm they saw here will be seen across the state on election night. karyn travis, abc news, west chester ohio. in maryland we have the potential to make history with
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some of our ballot questions. find everything you need to check out. prepare yourself. you can find it all on ab c 2 news.com/politics. in our consumer alert some of you may be out there playing on your new ipad mini. they were out in stores today. it costs $329. the version that is out now features only wifi. come mid november, an update version will support 4g wireless. there were lines outside of store, but for the most part this was a more sub dude launch than apple is used to these days. have you bought a hyundai the last three years, you could be getting a little money back. an undercover audit shows the gas mileage was off by one or two miles. customers will get a debit card refund. it will depend on the price of fuel where you live and how many miles are on your car. if you have ever broken
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your cell phone, you are not alone. if you knew the most dangerous places you might be a little more careful. where phones break the most so you don't waste your money. >> do you ever drop and break your cell known happens more than you think, especially with expensive iphones and androids. we have a list of the top polices where people destroy their phone. if you have ever dropped, lost or broken your smart phone you have plenty of company. the warranty providers say americans have paid almost $6 billion replacing broken iphones alone. at this chamber of commerce meeting i didn't have to look hard for ruined phone stories. mary hill was at a baseball game when she dropped it in her beer cup. >> cell phone rings. after i finish talking i deposit it into my glass of beer. >> scott anderson left his on
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the tailgate of his pickup truck. >> i left it on the back of the truck and drove off. fell off in the middle of beach 1 avenue and got ran over. >> allison lost hers to a spilled drink. >> my boyfriend's roommate had a 25-pound cat, knocked a bench on top of it. ruined. >> they say the top danger zones are the kitchen where 21% of phones are ruined mostly from spilled perches. it is followed by the living room and bathroom. 9% of rued phones have been dropped in the toilet, they say. 5% went through the washing machine. as this photo shows, 6% of lost phones were left on the roof of cars. if you don't have insurance that mistake can cost you hundreds. two ways to protect your phone. one, by a thick protective case. two, if it will cost $200 or more to replace, purchase
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insurance from your carrier. that way you don't waste your money. i am john matarese. >> reporter: 45 degrees now at the airport, but it feels cold r. than that. i 578 meteorologist wyatt everhe,rt. >> a couple cameras for you. a few breaks of sunshine early on. how about the high mountain country where they still have tremendous issues with the snow that came down. what% of people in garrett county still do not have power
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back. isolated areas, we will see a couple pictures. went, we look for basically more of these heavy snow days or heavy layers of show to continue to cause problems. again, a lot of power out. we will continue to watch the situation in western maryland. people still suffering from soon ditch unbelievable. winds from the west around 15. gusts around 20. what it feels like? 30s to near 40 degrees. yes, there is a definite chill. feels like 48 up in pittsburgh. again, that is the kind of weather pattern we are in. colder than average. that's going to continue. this does not look to break any time soon. it is a cold r. than normal pattern. coming out of a much warmer than normal pattern right up until sandy. as we go to the w -- weekend
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here, we will go tar sunday afternoon. that should keep us rain free. if your travels take you to virginia beach, there you might find rain over the weekend. talking about this possible nor'easter. yes, developing low pressure by early next week down off the carolinas. it will make its move up the east coast as we go into the middle part oaf next week. wednesday, thursday, or even friday is a key time. is there a possibility of snow flakes? you bet. the main concern if the close pattern holds up, it will be more wind and rain. going to be nothing like soon -- sandy, but it is just insult to your. tonight possibly we will get right up into new jersey and new york as well. 37 tonight, though. into your saturday, 52. sun mixes with clouds. a chilly saturday night on the
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town down to 35. could be frost north and west. don't forget, 2:00 a.m. sunday morning. time to fall badge -- back. while you are at it, check your smoke detectors throughout the house. low 50s monday and tuesday. pretty good election day weather. i think we will get all of our people from maryland to the polls. statewide, things look pretty quiet but pick up on wednesday and thursday with the potential nor'easter. hopefully the track will take that thing a little further out. >> ab c news 2 news will continue in a maine first, here is a look at what they are working on for nightline. >> new york city in crisis as the world famous marathon is called off among blackouts and fuel shortages. plus, will the country's
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african american voters return in full force for president obama. that's right after this.
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all right. now is the time for you to grow that mustache. for the rest of the month broom, trim and wax your mustache and wear it proudly. ladies, too. you can grow it or at least wear a paper one to help support your man. donations will go to prostate andtistic already cancer awareness, two of the biggest killers of men. also one of the most treatable cancers tamen can get.
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that guy looked kind of goofy, though. >> yeah. you watch those movies in the 70ed and it is like the big burt reynolds mustache. >> good to do it for the cause. >> maybe paper ones for the ladies. they don't have to grow it all the way. >> they could if they wanted to. >> reporter: all right. breezy conditions. that is a story. it is going to be chilly. in the mid 40s and feeling like the 30s. breezy through the weekend and chilly. set those clocks back an hour. otherwise get ready to vote on tuesday. pretty decent but pretty chilly weather. we'll be back after this.
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hahahaha! hooohooo, hahaha! this is awesome! folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. i'd say happier than a slinky on an escalator.
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get happy.et geico. melons!!! oh yeah!! well that was uncalled for. folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy, ronny? happier than gallagher at a farmers' market. get happy. get geico. maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, businesleaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that?
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last check of the weather. we going to have a good election day? >> reporter: i think so. keep that extra coat handy because it will be chilly around here, my friend. >> all right. don't forget to set your clocks back. that's it for us >> you can always get the latest online at ab 2 news.com. if we're not here, you go there. see ya.
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it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message.